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Course Descriptions - Certificate of Program Completion (Catalog Year: 2019)
WELD 0000 Welding Technology Orientation0 Hours
The Welding Technology program utilizes state-of-the art welding equipment and hands-on learning to prepare students American Welding Society (AWS) certifications. This program teaches welding and cutting processes for the joining of parts according to blueprints, or written specifications, in the following industrial skill areas: gas metal arc welding (GMAW), flux core arc welding (FCAW), shielded metal arc welding (SMAW), oxy fuel cutting (OFC), plasma cutting (PAC), gas tungsten arc welding (GTAW), spray arc welding, robotics, air carbon arc welding, and gouging.
WELD 1011 Welding Safety15 Hours
Welding Safety emphasizes accident prevention. In this course, students will explore how to protect themselves and others, as well as how to maximize work area safety. Topics include ventilation and fire prevention, safety colors, labeling, and lock-out/tag out procedures for a welding shop. This course will provide information, which when used, will maximize safety while working in the welding industry.
WELD 1110 Welding Math30 Hours
This course covers the basic math skills required of welders including: whole numbers, decimals, fractions, averages, percents, measurements, geometric shapes, angles, bends, and stretchouts.
WELD 1230 Oxy Fuel, Plasma and Carbon Arc Cutting Processes15 Hours
Students in this course will learn to perform safety inspections, minor external repairs, setup and operating manual Oxy-fuel cutting, Machine Oxy-fuel cutting, Plasma Arc cutting, and Air Carbon Arc cutting. Students will also learn to describe the oxy-fuel process and list commonly used fuel gasses, explain the plasma cutting process, and list advantages and disadvantages of each different the cutting processes.
WELD 1236 Oxy Fuel, Plasma and Carbon Arc Cutting Processes Lab30 Hours
Students in this course will perform setup, ignition, and practice of oxy-fuel cutting, plasma arc cutting, and carbon arc cutting. Students will demonstrate cutting, beveling, hole cutting, and utilization of manual and mechanical cutting systems. Students will also perform basic maintenance and repair of manual cutting systems and various cutting operations on mild steel, stainless steel, and aluminum.
WELD 1320 Gas Metal Arc Welding15 Hours
Students in this course will learn terminology, safety, and setup and operation of Gas Metal Arc Welding (GMAW). Students will learn the various concepts of metal transfer including axial spray, globular transfer, pulsed arc transfer, and short-circuiting transfer, as well as the various effects of shielding gases on the different processes.
WELD 1337 Gas Metal Arc Welding Lab I60 Hours
Gas Metal Arc Welding Lab I will provide instruction about how to properly set voltage, wire feed speed, and shield gas flow meter for welding mild steel. In this course, students will perform basic safety inspections and maintenance of Gas Metal Arc Welding (GMAW) equipment. Students will also perform Fillets in Gas Metal Arc Welding Short Circuit transfer (GMAW-S) in the Flat (1F) Horizontal (2F), Vertical (3F) positions, as well as Groove weld in the Flat (1G) position.
WKSK 1400 Workplace Relations60 Hours
Workplace Relations is designed to help students develop essential work habits and attitudes as well as human-relation skills needed to maintain gainful and satisfying employment. Topics include common challenges faced in the workplace, such as presenting yourself professionally, developing a professional work ethic, developing interpersonal skills, navigating office politics successfully, and planning and managing your career.
WELD 1240 Shielded Metal Arc Welding15 Hours
Students in this course will learn key terms involved in the Shielded Metal Arc Welding (SMAW) Process. Students will be able to explain the types of welding power supplies, polarity importance, and proper electrode selection. Students will also learn proper safety procedures, as well as the limitations and advantages associated with the SMAW process. Student will be able to describe the SMAW process and the effects of various fluxes and alloys on the welding process and base metals.
WELD 1241 Shielded Metal Arc Welding Lab I90 Hours
Students in this course will perform safety inspections and make minor external repairs to equipment and accessories. Students will setup Shielded Metal Arc Welding (SMAW) equipment for plain carbon steel, properly operate SMAW equipment, and perform Fillet welds in all positions on mild carbon steel with E6010 and E7018 welding rods. Students will perform Groove welds in the Flat (1G) and horizontal (2G) with both E6010 and E7018 electrodes.
WELD 1245 Shielded Metal Arc Welding Lab II90 Hours
Students in this course will focus on demonstrating the Shielded Metal Arc Welding (SMAW) processes. Students will demonstrate more advanced technical techniques including doing Groove welds with and without a backer plate in Vertical (3G and up) and Overhead (4G) positions with E6010, E7018, and E309L electrodes. Students will learn basic pipe to plate practices, as well as setup and demonstrate proper use of electrodes for welding stainless steel.
WELD 1345 Gas Metal Arc Welding Lab II75 Hours
Students in this course will perform Fillets in Gas Metal Arc Welding Short Circuit Transfer (GMAW-S) Vertical (3G) and Overhead (4G) positions. Students will demonstrate advanced practices, such as axial spray transfer in the Flat (1F) and Horizontal (2F) positions on mild steel and Pulse Arc Transfer on mild steel in Flat (1F), Horizontal (2F), Vertical (3F), and Overhead (4F) positions. Students will perform final testing and demonstrate competency in the Gas Metal Arc Welding (GMAW) process. In addition, students will learn basic blueprint reading.
WELD 1515 Flux-Cored Arc Welding15 Hours
Students in this course will learn to explain the Flux Core Arc Welding (FCAW) Process and the terminology associated with FCAW. Students will describe the advantages and disadvantages of the FCAW process and be able to describe power sources, electrode types, gas effects, and gun angle effects on quality.
WELD 1520 Flux-Cored Arc Welding Lab I75 Hours
Students in this course will practice Flux Cored Arc Welding Gas (FCAW-G) shielded in the Flat (1F), Horizontal (2F), Vertical (3F), and Overhead (4F) positions with E71T-1C Flux Core Wire on mild steel. Students will also practice welding Grooves in the Flat (1F), Horizontal (2F), Vertical (3F), and Overhead (4F) positions.
WELD 1525 Flux-Cored Arc Welding Lab II75 Hours
Students in this course will perform set up and operation of wire feed speed, amperage, gas, and voltage settings. Students will demonstrate Flux Cored Arc Welding Self (FCAW-S) shielded in the Flat (1F), Horizontal (2F), Vertical (3F), and Overhead (4F) positions with E71T-11 Flux Core Wire on mild steel. Students will also practice welding Grooves in the Flat (1F), Horizontal (2F), Vertical (3F), and Overhead (4F) positions.
DRFT 1045 Blueprint Reading30 Hours
Students in this course will learn basic blueprint reading skills. Standard industrial practices will be applied on one or more industrial drawings. Principles and applications of the following will be used: lettering, orthographic, oblique, isometric, dimensioning, sectioning, and auxiliary views.
DRFT 1810 Blueprint Reading for Welders30 Hours
This course is designed to teach the student basic blueprint reading skills. Standard industrial practices will be applied on one or more industrial drawings. Principles and applications of the following will be used: lettering, orthographic, oblique, isometric, dimensioning, sectioning, and auxiliary views.
WELD 1630 Gas Tungsten Arc Welding15 Hours
Students in this course will be introduced to terminology and the Gas Tungsten Arc Welding (GTAW) process. The course describes the advantages and disadvantages of this process. Students will be exposed to the issues of power sources, electrode types, effects of different gases, and how torch angles affect the quality of the process.
WELD 1635 Mild Steel Welding Lab75 Hours
Mild Steel Welding Lab emphasizes fillet welds in Gas Tungsten Arc Welding (GTAW). This course will require you to perform GTAW fillet welds in Flat, Horizontal, Vertical, Overheard, and Pipe to Plate Vertical, the progression being upwards. At the end of this course, you will complete a final test in the GTAW positions studied in this course properly using a basic blueprint.
WELD 1645 Stainless Steel Welding Lab45 Hours
Students will perform Fillet Welds in Gas Tungsten Arc Welding (GTAW) in Flat, Horizontal, and Vertical positions. Students will also perform flat and horizontal groove welds. Students will perform a final test which will demonstrate competency in the GTAW positions learned in this course and basic blueprint reading.
WELD 1655 Aluminum Welding Lab45 Hours
Students will perform Fillet Welds in Gas Tungsten Arc Welding (GTAW) in Flat, Horizontal, and Vertical positions; students will also perform flat groove welds. Students will also perform a final test which will demonstrate competency in the GTAW positions learned in this course and basic blueprint reading.
WELD 1710 Inspection and Metallurgy30 Hours
Inspection and Metallurgy introduces basic metallurgy and heat treat procedures relating to mild steel, high carbon steel, and cast iron. Throughout this course, you will describe and define various types of Ferrous and Non-Ferrous metals and be able to identify and understand heat affected zones (HAZ) and their effects on base metals. You will also describe the differences in testing methods between mechanical or destructive and non-destructive testing and explain different discontinuities and defects associated with various welding processes as well as evaluate a weld according to a given AWS Code or standard.
WELD 2950 Shielded Metal Arc Welding AWS Certification Preparation30 Hours
Shielded Metal Arc Welding Certification Preparation emphasizes American Welding Society (AWS) procedures, specifications, requirements, and standards necessary to becoming an AWS Certified Welder. Throughout this course, you will study the differences between qualifications and certifications. In order to successfully complete this course, you must pass the SMAW AWS Certification to D1.1 by performing a student-selected Shielded Metal Arc Welding (SMAW) position.
WELD 2955 Gas Metal Arc Welding AWS Certification Preparation30 Hours
Gas Metal Arc Welding Certification Preparation emphasizes American Welding Society (AWS) procedures, specifications, requirements, and standards to becoming an AWS Certified Welder. Throughout this course you will study the differences between qualifications and certifications. In order to successfully complete this course, you must pass the GMAW AWS Certification to D1.1 by performing a student-selected Gas Metal Arc Welding (GMAW) position.
WELD 2960 Flux-Cored Arc Welding – Gas Shielded AWS Certification Preparation I30 Hours
Flux-Cored Arc Welding – Gas Shielded Certification Preparation I examines American Welding Society (AWS) procedures, specifications, requirements, and standards to becoming an AWS Certified Welder. While in this course, you will analyze the differences between Qualifications and Certifications. In order to successfully complete this course, you must pass the FCAW-G AWS Certification to D1.1 by performing a Shielded Metal Arc Welding (FCAW-G) position.
WELD 2965 Flux-Cored Arc Welding-Self Shielded AWS Certification Prep II30 Hours
Flux-Cored Arc Welding-Self Shielded Certification Prep II emphasizes American Welding Society (AWS) procedures, specifications, requirements, and standards necessary to becoming an AWS Certified Welder. Throughout this course, you will study the differences between qualifications and certifications. In order to successfully complete this course, you must pass the FCAW AWS Certification to D1.1 by performing a student-selected Shielded Metal Arc Welding (FCAW-S) position.
WELD 2970 Gas Tungsten Arc Welding AWS Certification Preparation30 Hours
Gas Tungsten Arc Welding Certification Preparation emphasizes American Welding Society (AWS) procedures, specifications, requirements, and standards necessary to becoming an AWS Certified Welder. Throughout this course, you will study the differences between qualifications and certifications. In order to successfully complete this course, you must pass the GTAW AWS Certification to D1.1 by performing a student-selected Gas Tungsten Arc Welding (GTAW) position.
WELD 2320 Pipe Welding15 Hours
Students in this course will be introduced to the categories of pipe welds, how they are used, and the required types of weld root penetration. The course will also cover arc strikes. Students will be exposed to the pipe welding process and the importance of proper technique.
WELD 2326 Pipe Welding Lab I75 Hours
Pipe Welding Lab I offers the opportunity to practice pipe to pipe and pipe to plate in the horizontal (2G and 2F), vertical (5F and 5G), and the 45-degree angle (6F and 6G) positions. You will also practice proper small diameter pipe techniques and pipe welds to structural codes.
WELD 2335 Pipe Welding Lab II75 Hours
Pipe Welding Lab II offers additional practice welding pipe to pipe and pipe to plate in the horizontal (2G and 2F), Vertical (5F and 5G), and the 45 degree angle (6F and 6G) positions. You will use a combination of the GTAW and SMAW processes in this course. You will continue practicing proper small diameter pipe techniques and pipe welds to structural codes.
WELD 2346 Pipe Welding Lab III45 Hours
Pipe Welding Lab III offers additional practice pipe to pipe and pipe to plate in the horizontal (2G and 2F), vertical (5F and 5G), and the 45 degree angle (6F and 6G) positions. You will use a combination of the GTAW and SMAW processes in this course. During the course, you will continue to practice proper small diameter pipe techniques and pipe welds to structural codes.
WELD 2410 Aluminum Gas Metal Arc Welding30 Hours
Aluminum Gas Metal Arc Welding Students explores how to weld aluminum using the Gas Metal Arc Welding (GMAW) Process. Throughout this course, you will analyze aluminum alloys, elements, temper designations, filler metal selections, and preparation of base metals. You will also perform Fillets and Grooves in Flat (1G), Horizontal (2F) and Vertical (3F) positions.
WELD 2801 Welding Sculpture60 Hours
Welding Sculpture provides the opportunity to work with instructors to design and build a welding sculpture. Throughout this course, you will use Ferrous and Non-Ferrous metals. The sculpture you design must be an original, creative art work. You may use all welding processes to create your sculpture. You will also document the creation of the sculpture in a notebook with pictures, receipts for materials, concept sketches and anything done in the creation of the sculpture.
WELD 2802 Welding Sculpture II60 Hours
Welding Sculpture II offers additional time for completing the welding sculpture started in Welding Sculpture course. You will need to continue documenting the creation of the sculpture in a notebook with pictures, receipts for materials, concept sketches, and anything done in the creation of the sculpture.
WELD 2901 Welding Special Projects I60 Hours
Students in this course will work with instructors to design and build an instructor approved project using Shielded Metal Arc Welding (SMAW), Flux Core Arc Welding (FCAW), Gas Metal Arc Welding (GMAW), or Gas Tungsten Arc Welding (GTAW) process. Students must define a timeline that will allow for the project to be completed on time, create a three-view blueprint with weld symbols, provide a cost estimate of materials and parts list, build the project to American Welding Society (AWS) Standards, and pass inspection. Student projects must not exceed course hours and students must prepay for project materials.
WELD 2902 Welding Special Projects II60 Hours
This course is a continuation of WELD 2901 – Special Projects I. Students in this course will work with instructors to design and build an instructor approved project using Shielded Metal Arc Welding (SMAW), Flux Core Arc Welding (FCAW), Gas Metal Arc Welding (GMAW), or Gas Tungsten Arc Welding (GTAW) process. Students must define a timeline that will allow for the project to be completed on time, create a three-view blueprint with weld symbols, provide a cost estimate of materials and parts list, build the project to American Welding Society (AWS) Standards, and pass inspection. Student projects must not exceed course hours and students must prepay for project materials.
WELD 2903 Welding Special Projects III60 Hours
This course is a continuation of WELD 2902 – Special Projects II. Students in this course will work with instructors to design and build an instructor approved project using Shielded Metal Arc Welding (SMAW), Flux Core Arc Welding (FCAW), Gas Metal Arc Welding (GMAW), or Gas Tungsten Arc Welding (GTAW) process. Students must define a timeline that will allow for the project to be completed on time, create a three-view blueprint with weld symbols, provide a cost estimate of materials and parts list, build the project to American Welding Society (AWS) Standards, and pass inspection. Student projects must not exceed course hours and students must prepay for project materials.
WELD 2055 Oxy Fuel Welding and Brazing15 Hours
This course teaches how to set oxy-fuel welding (OFW) equipment and select proper torch bodies and tips. In addition, the course covers the effects of torch angle, flame height, filler metal size, and welding speed on gas welds and brazing.
WELD 2215 Oxy Fuel Welding and Brazing Lab45 Hours
This course will teach students to perform a variety of weld joints in the Flat (1F) position on thin and thick gauge mild steel. Students will demonstrate welding on a small diameter tube and pipe.
DRFT 1076 3D Parametric Solid Modeling: Basic SolidWorks90 Hours
Parametric Solid Modeling: Basic SolidWorks introduces 3D solid modeling and parametric design using SolidWorks software. Throughout this course, you will study sketching planes, extruding, lofting, sweeps, feature manager, mating parts, assemblies, and complete working drawings from parametric models.
DRFT 1115 3D Parametric Solid Modeling: Intermediate SolidWorks90 Hours
In this course students will continue to advance their SolidWorks software skills by creating solids, surfaces, and multibody components. Students will create configurations for a mechanical parts as well as the associated manufacturing drawings.
MANT 1600 Machining for Manufacturing90 Hours
Machining for Manufacturing emphasizes the basic procedures and machining operations encountered in the machine shop. During this course, you will study topics including instruction in Machine safety, basic measuring tools, shop math, speeds and feeds, and metal identification. You will also operate Engine Lathe and Vertical Mills.
WELD 3000 SkillsUSA Preparation45 Hours
In this course, students will work under the direction of their program instructor to practice their skills for SkillsUSA competitions.
WELD 3010 Welding Skill Practice I15 Hours
Welding Skill Practice I continues to develop the skills gained in the welding program. You will work with the instructor to complete one or more projects that are applicable to the skills needed in the welding industry. You are expected to work independently as per expectations of a program completer in the industry.
WELD 3020 Welding Skill Practice II30 Hours
Welding Skill Practice II continues to develop the skills gained in the welding program. You will work with the instructor to complete one or more projects that are applicable to the skills needed in the welding industry. You are expected to work independently as per expectations of a program completer in the industry.
WELD 3030 Welding Skill Practice III45 Hours
Welding Skill Practice III continues to develop the skills gained in the welding program. You will work with the instructor to complete one or more projects that are applicable to the skills needed in the welding industry. You are expected to work independently as per expectations of a program completer in the industry.
WELD 3040 Welding Skill Practice IV45 Hours
Welding Skill Practice IV continues to develop the skills gained in the welding program. You will work with the instructor to complete one or more projects that are applicable to the skills needed in the welding industry. You are expected to work independently as per expectations of a program completer in the industry.
WELD 3050 Welding Skill Practice V60 Hours
Welding Skill Practice V continues to develop the skills gained in the welding program. You will work with the instructor to complete one or more projects that are applicable to the skills needed in the welding industry. You are expected to work independently as per expectations of a program completer in the industry.
WKSK 1500 Job Seeking Skills30 Hours
Students in this course will learn to prepare and successfully apply to potential career opportunities. Students will be presented with essential job-seeking skills needed to find gainful employment.
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